Best Kitchen Rugs

Once upon a time, a rug was just a piece of cloth that looked pretty on the kitchen floor. Now, you’ve got to worry about how to position it, your overall style, cleaning, skid resistance, and even whether your rug makes it easy for you to stand for a long time. Fortunately, there’s rugs for every type and for every need – and we’ve gone through them all for you. Read on for our list of kitchen rugs that tick the boxes, and feel free to use them for other rooms, too.

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Most Stylish

Safavieh Modern Bohemian Distressed Runner


Brighten Up Your Rooms

With power loomed construction and non-shedding fibers, this rug comes in a range of sizes and adds a touch of color to the home.

What We Liked

This bohemian rug comes in a variety of vivid shades to match any color scheme. It jazzes up any room and fits into contemporary, transitional, modern, bohemian, eclectic, and any other kind of décor that you can think of. Get it here. 

Easiest to Clean

Ottomanson Moroccan Trellis Design Runner Rug


Soft, Comfy Pile

This nylon, slip-resistant rug comes with skid-proof rubber backing in over 10 gorgeous colors and a variety of sizes.

What We Liked

Stain-resistant and shed-free, this rug is perfect for high-traffic areas which see lots of kids, pets, and visitors. Beautifully designed, all it requires is regular vacuuming and occasional spot cleaning with a mild soap or detergent. Buy it now. 

Most Durable

Maples Rugs Reggie Floral Kitchen Rugs


Add a Pop of Color

With a weaving floral pattern on a dark background, this high contrast rug creates a piece of artwork for your floor.

What We Liked

This rug is made from 100 percent nylon pile, making it super durable and fade-resistant. Its skid-resistant backing makes it ideal for areas with lots of visitors, and any messes can be cleaned up by quickly popping it into the washing machine. Buy it here. 

Most Ergonomic

Kangaroo Original Standing Mat Kitchen Rug


Made for Comfortable Standing

Designed with the highest grade materials, this mat is non-toxic, phthalate free, and comes in a variety of patterns and sizes.

What We Liked

The extra thick Kangaroo mat gives muscles the support they need with its ergonomic design and a layer of foam to cushion your feet. This easy-to-clean mat also has beveled edges to make sure you don’t accidentally take a tumble. Get it now. 

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